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Line Cook

There’s Always a Seat at Our Bar 

The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble. 


What You’ll Get

  • Benefits – Awesome coverage for: Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Time off - Approx 33 days off in your first year (combo of vacay, holidays and personal days)
  • Retirement – up to 5% contribution on 401K plan
  • BEER – and non-alcoholic Lagunitas beverages
  • Schwag – 50% off food and merch
  • Gym Membership – $50 monthly reimbursement for that beer belly (or at least to prevent it)
  • Pet Insurance – keep your fur babies covered with pet insurance options
  • Skills to Pay the Bills – professional development, 24/7 operation
  • Opportunities – Expand your horizons in CA, Chicago . . . the world!
  • It’s Friday, Ya’ll – Get Paid every other Friday, Starting at $21/hr



The Gist

Responsible for the preparation of food in a timely, efficient, sanitary and consistent manner. Must be prepared to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment, while maintaining the organizational ability to identify and act on job duties quickly and effectively. Must be prepared to work as a team member in a dynamic workplace, follow all safety procedures, and have a high threshold for heat in a kitchen environment.  


What You’ll Do

  • Set up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service.  
  • Prepares a variety of foods; meat, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and other food items including pre-preparation of ingredients for entrees (salad station, sandwich station, etc.) as well as cooking on various kitchen equipment (broilers, ovens, grills, etc.)  
  • Properly handle raw or prepared foods and non-food supplies; cover, date, correctly store & rotate food items.  
  • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.  
  • Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies, and procedures.  
  • Use food preparation tools in accordance with manufactures instructions.  
  • Close the kitchen correctly and follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations.  
  • Always maintain a prepared and sanitary work area.  
  • Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.  
  • Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances.  
  • Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately.  
  • Constantly use safe and hygienic food handling practices.  
  • Returns dirty food preparation utensils to the appropriate areas.  
  • Able to operate dishwashing equipment as needed.  
  • Other duties as assigned by Kitchen Manager or Lead Cook.  


What We’re Lookin’ For

  • At least (2) year experience in a food service preparing meals.  
  • Must have ability to take directions and effectively perform quality work.  
  • Ability to produce high quality food in a fast paced environment.  
  • Positive, customer service-oriented attitude at all times.  
  • Strong knowledge of sanitary practices.  
  • Maintains proper grooming and dress code standards.  
  • Work ethic encourages strong urgency and quality in a team environment.  
  • Ability to work with other staff members in the facility.  
  • Ability to undertake and complete multiple tasks.  
  • Attention to detail.  


Key Relationships

  • Reports directly to Kitchen Manager  
  • Frequent interaction with Kitchen and taproom teams   


Physical Stuff

  • Requires long periods of standing; moderate physical efforts including but not limited to standing, carrying, bending, stretching, stooping, pulling, pushing, and lifting up to 50 lbs.  
  • Must be able to work flexible/rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and/or overtime as needed.  
  • Working conditions involve noise, changes in temperature, kitchen elements such as heat, moisture, etc.  
  • May be required to work indoors/outdoors as required for various events.   

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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